John Harvard Mall
Great House Site
Besides being an urban plaza, the aptly named City Sq is also an archaeological site. Big Dig construction to reroute I-93 unearthed the...
Bunker Hill Museum
Opposite the Bunker Hill Monument, this red-brick museum contains two floors of exhibits, including historical dioramas, a few artifacts...
Bunker Hill Monument
This 220ft granite obelisk monument commemorates the turning-point battle that was fought on the surrounding hillside on June 17, 1775....
First and foremost, it's a hookah lounge, with plush furniture, ornately carved woodwork, nightly belly-dancing shows and sophisticated...
Not an osteria, but an 'Oysteria.' Get it? This is seafood with an Italian twist, so you'll find dishes like Ligurian fish stew,...
btw Main & Harvard Sts · interesting places nearby
John Harvard Mall information
North of City Sq, a shady, brick plaza leads up Town Hill. Back in the days of the earliest European settlements, a fort crowned Town Hill, which you can read about on the bronze plaques along the mall.
Before the local minister – one John Harvard – died of consumption, he donated half his £800 estate and all 300 of his books to a young Cambridge college, which saw fit to name its school after him.